Pat: Thanks for all your good advice in the past. I have held on to Dream Global REIT since the Dundee days and it seemed promising. Do you think it is worth holding or should I sell? Thank you.

Dream Global REIT (formerly Dundee International REIT), $7.65, symbol DRG.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 113.0 million; Market cap: $885.0 million;, is a Canadian real estate investment trust that focuses on investing outside the country. It aims to grow by acquiring… Read More

YAMANA GOLD $9.18 – Toronto symbol YRI

YAMANA GOLD $9.18 (Toronto symbol YRI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (416-815-0220;; Shares outstanding: 753.3 million; Market cap: $7.1 billion; Dividend yield: 1.7%) recently teamed up with Osisko Mining (symbol OSK on Toronto) to thwart a hostile takeover of Osisko by Goldcorp (symbol G).

Yamana bid $1.4… Read More

Updating, Yamana Gold and Tim Hortons

AMAZON.COM $316.08 (Nasdaq symbol AMZN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (206-266-1000;; Shares outstanding: 459.3 million; Market cap: $145.4 billion; No dividends paid) has just unveiled Fire TV, a $99 Internet video-streaming box that plugs into a high-definition TV set. It will compete against similar devices,… Read More